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751 FIRS registered, 1,167 arrests made in 2018-19, says Gujarat State Home minister

March 03, 2020 1:17 am

The information was shared by Home Minister Pradeepsinh Jadeja in response to a written query raised by Congress MLA from Dariyapur constituency Gyasuddin Shaikh on the number of cyber crime cases reported in last two years from the four cities.

Gujarat: 183 bank fraud cases detected by cyber project within a week

January 22, 2020 1:30 am

The Cyber project, AASHVAST, is one of the two pet projects of Gujarat Police launched on January 11 by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in order to improve law and order, traffic management, detection of crime and better policing in the cyber crime world.

Pune: Woman duped of Rs 20,200 by online fraudster

January 15, 2020 4:43 am

The 36-year-old woman lodged the first information report (FIR) at Sinhagad Road police station Monday.

Explained: How online fraudsters deceive scores of gullible victims

December 22, 2019 2:53 am

In a case registered with the Vishrambag police station on December 15, a 59-year-old retired person, who was offered a ‘lottery prize’ of Rs 12.8 lakh, ended up paying a much higher amount, Rs 17.5 lakh, to cyber criminals.

Chennai-based techie cons 600 women into sending nude pictures, held

August 25, 2019 12:31 pm

After a couple of interactions, the aspirants would be asked to send their nude pictures and videos to a woman HR, specifying that the organisation was very particular about the candidate's figure as it is a front-office job, the police said.

Bengaluru Mayor files police complaint over fake news on Ganesh festival

July 22, 2019 12:54 am

According to the complaint handed over to City Police Commissioner Alok Kumar, the mayor alleged that fake news was being spread against her on a Facebook page titled 'Modi Bhakta' in Kannada.

Cybercrime rising, Mumbai police want nod for PSI-level officers to probe cases

July 08, 2019 11:24 am

The Mumbai Police made the proposal at a cybercrime meeting called by the Intelligence Bureau in New Delhi last month. The same proposal was also put forward by several other police forces.

Mumbai: Constable loses Rs 1 lakh in cyber fraud

November 13, 2018 3:46 am

The Oshiwara police, which is probing the matter, said that constable Gokul Devare lost the money in 10 transactions.

Pune-based interior designer arrested for creating fake FB accounts of 23-year-old woman

October 29, 2018 2:02 am

After the woman found eight fake profiles that had her photos and names with obscene comments, she approached the Ghatkopar police where an FIR was registered in August.

Unit to fight crime against women lacks special training and basic infrastructure

October 01, 2018 2:23 am

Even six months after the cell was converted into an independent department, the government is yet to appoint a head for the unit with the post currently handled as an additional charge by Special Inspector General (VIP Security) Krishna Prakash